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Laura And Lynn S Story

Author : Jane McKenna
ISBN : 1908308818
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The story of the founding of a children's hospice home in Ireland after the author lost both of her daughters to illness.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Homestead Gal

Author : Laura Lynn Lowe
ISBN : 0228501725
Genre : Alberta, Northern
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"A Homestead Gal helps you visualize growing up on a small homestead north of Edmonton, Alberta, during the thirties and post war forties. Your Dad bought an old sway-backed horse named Nellie foryou to ride to your grade one country school. In winter, you stayed from school only if the temperatures should drop to below minus forty. You never realized your family might be considered 'poor' because home life was so warm and happy." -- Publisher.
Category: Alberta, Northern

Women In Medicine

Author : Laura Lynn Windsor
ISBN : 9781576073926
Genre : Medical
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Compiles a list of over 200 influential women in medicine, such as Hildegarde of Bingen and Jocelyn Elders, and includes biographies and career highlights.
Category: Medical

The Make Up Story

Author : L. L. Grime
ISBN : 9781435705852
Genre :
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When her brother's bored and her make up bag is left undefended, Sally learns a little bit about beautiful. A short and fun read that will bring a smile to even the youngest of readers.
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Goodnight Nobody

Author : Jennifer Weiner
ISBN : 9781847395795
Genre : Fiction
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A warm and witty novel from the acclaimed author of Good in Bed, In Her Shoesand the forthcoming Who Do You Love (August 2015) For Kate Klein, semi-accidental mother of three, the unsolved murder of a fellow mother is the most interesting thing to happen since the neighbours cracked their septic tank. Up until then life in suburbia has been distinctly underwhelming. Her once-loving husband is hardly ever home. The supermums on the playground routinely snub her and her days are filled with an empty routine. At night, most of her orgasms are of the do-it-yourself variety. So, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, when her kids are in nursery school, Kate launches a murder investigation of her own. With the help of her best friend, carpet heiress Janie Segal, and former flame, Evan McKenna, she is drawn deep into the dead woman's double life. Suddenly suburbia is not so ordinary after all. Engrossing, suspenseful, and laugh-out-loud funny, Goodnight Nobodyis another unputdownable, sparkling tale; a quick-witted mystery with a great heart and a narrator you'll never forget.
Category: Fiction

Choose Zoe

Author : Laura L Hughes
ISBN : 9780996569545
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A baby changes everything. It can be messy. It can also be beautiful… Pregnant at fifteen, and choosing to keep her child, Laura knew that her life would never be the same. Through her compelling story, and stories of others-parents struggling with miscarriage, infertility, abusive relationships, addictions, abortions, and those mourning the children they placed for adoption-we witness beauty and redemption rising from the ashes of lost hope. For young mothers, fathers, leaders and pastors, Laura's stories, practical tools, and guidance for unplanned pregnancy provide hope, courage and healing, compelling us to move past mere survival to choosing a full, abundant life.
Category: Family & Relationships

Relentless Redemption

Author : Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson
ISBN : 9781606838471
Genre : Religion
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For the shattered, He brings healing. For the disqualified, He qualifies. And for the weak, He becomes your stength. God pursues you down the darkest corridors and beckons you with His relentless love, redeeming you from every disaster that was orchestrated against you. Outrageous days that stagger and confound the mind, lay just beyond the most brutal of seasons." Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson Inspirational & comedic speaker, Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson, is the co-host for the national daily show, The 700 Club Canada. Called by God to the media miraculously one night in 1999, she has interviewed hundreds of celebrities and many great men and women of faith like Josh McDowell, Pat Robertson, Tony Campollo, Dr. Gary Champman, Bill Hybels, Patsy Clairmont, and Thelma Wells. Over 90 of her celebrity interviews have aired on The BIOGRAPHY Channel Canada. She's interviewed Hollywood favorites Josh Duhmel and Jesse Metcalfe, Dog the Bounty Hunter, Stedman Graham and Henry Winkler to name a few. She has hosted numerous television programs over the years as well as produced and starred in her own comedy sketch show Coffee Shop Girl. However, the real story of where she came from and the brokenness she experienced as a young woman, has never been told. Devastation so severe, she lived for years believing she would never recover and had permanently disqualified herself from her destiny. God's relentless pursuit of her is meticulously recorded on the pages of this book. Her story will inspire and ignite you to realize no matter how tragic your journey has been, it's never too late! God has called you to a great work and the secrets to rising out of the ashes are contained in detail. Her comedic style of writing will also cause you to laugh out loud at God's vindication and outrageous Relentless Redemption.
Category: Religion

Little Lodges On The Prairie

Author : Teresa Lynn
ISBN : 9780990497707
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Little House on the Prairie books and TV show have inspired generations, but few people know the history of the Ingalls family in Freemasonry. Discover new stories about Laura Ingalls Wilder in Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder, the first book to comprehensively document the role Masonry and the Eastern Star played in the lives of this iconic American family. A lively and informative look at this lesser-known aspect of Laura’s life, including documents which have rarely been seen and never before been published, Little Lodges on the Prairie gives readers an intriguing new and unique perspective on Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Godey S Magazine

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ISBN : NYPL:33433081675658
Genre : Costume
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Includes music.
Category: Costume

The Trials Of Laura Fair

Author : Carole Haber
ISBN : 9781469607597
Genre : History
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On November 3, 1870, on a San Francisco ferry, Laura Fair shot a bullet into the heart of her married lover, A. P. Crittenden. Throughout her two murder trials, Fair's lawyers, supported by expert testimony from physicians, claimed that the shooting was the result of temporary insanity caused by a severely painful menstrual cycle. The first jury disregarded such testimony, choosing instead to focus on Fair's disreputable character. In the second trial, however, an effective defense built on contemporary medical beliefs and gendered stereotypes led to a verdict that shocked Americans across the country. In this rousing history, Carole Haber probes changing ideas about morality and immorality, masculinity and femininity, love and marriage, health and disease, and mental illness to show that all these concepts were reinvented in the Victorian West. Haber's book examines the era's most controversial issues, including suffrage, the gendered courts, women's physiology, and free love. This notorious story enriches our understanding of Victorian society, opening the door to a discussion about the ways in which reputation, especially female reputation, is shaped.
Category: History

Woven Stories

Author : Andrea M. Heckman
ISBN : 0826329349
Genre : Design
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The Quechua people of southern Peru are both agriculturalists and herders who maintain large herds of alpacas and llamas. But they are also weavers, and it is through weaving that their cultural traditions are passed down over the generations. Owing to the region's isolation, the textile symbols, forms of clothing, and technical processes remain strongly linked to the people's environment and their ancestors. Heckman's photographs convey the warmth and vitality of the Quechua people and illustrate how the land is intricately woven into their lives and their beliefs. Quechua weavers in the mountainous regions near Cuzco, Peru, produce certain textile forms and designs not found elsewhere in the Andes. Their textiles are a legacy of their Andean ancestors. Andrea Heckman has devoted more than twenty years to documenting and analyzing the ways Andean beliefs persist over time in visual symbols embedded in textiles and portrayed in rituals. Her primary focus is the area around the sacred peak of Ausangate, in southern Peru, some eighty-five miles southeast of the former Inca capital of Cuzco. The core of this book is an ethnographic account of the textiles and their place in daily life that considers how the form and content of Quechua patterns and designs pass stories down and preserve traditions as well as how the ritual use of textiles sustain a sense of community and a connection to the past. Heckman concludes by assessing the influences of the global economy on indigenous Quechua, who maintain their own worldview within the larger fabric of twentieth-century cultural values and hence have survived everything from Latin American militarism to a tidal wave of post-modern change.
Category: Design

Beatrice Doesn T Want To

Author : Laura Joffe Numeroff
ISBN : 9780763638436
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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On the third afternoon of going to the library with her brother Henry, Beatrice finally finds something she enjoys doing.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

My Story

Author : Lynn Richardson Jackson
ISBN : 1467837954
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This is not a story of overcoming adversity, but simply one of embracing change as an integral part of a full and happy life. It is the story of growing up in the Baltimore, Maryland suburb of Catonsville through the 40s and 50s, during a time in our history when family values and traditions were strong, into the turbulent 60s and 70s. Diary and journal writing for over 50 years, along with independent travel while living and working in Europe for the US Armed Forces, eased the transition through the many stages of the author's life. Moving towards retirement, the pieces began to take shape in quiet moments on a pastorial island in the Portuguese Azores that shared many of her treasured values of childhood.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Playing Ourselves

Author : Laura Lynn Peers
ISBN : 9780759110618
Genre : Social Science
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Playing Ourselves explores the ongoing trend for reconstructed historic sites to broaden their interpretation of early America by adding Native American interpreters to staffs that formerly presented from a primarily European perspective, examining the reasons behind this shift and the effects it has on visitors and performers. Peers uses her detailed observations of five historic reconstructions to both examine the theoretical aspects of their cultural performance and advise interpreters and their managers on how to more effectively present the inclusive history to which they aspire.
Category: Social Science

Twelve Mondays

Author : Laura Gaisie
ISBN : 1732526907
Genre : Fiction
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A Coming of Age Novel about a young woman, Emma St. Roman who has a sit-down discussion with a small girl and a Gentlemen which leads her to reflect over her life; exposing repressed memories and some truths Emma would rather forget.
Category: Fiction

Roosevelt University

Author : Laura Mills and Lynn Y. Weiner on behalf of Roosevelt University
ISBN : 9781467112475
Genre : Education
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In 1945, faculty and students at Chicago's Central YMCA College walked out to protest admission quotas on race and religion and created one of the nation's first institutions to admit all qualified students. Despite having no endowment, library, or campus, Roosevelt College attracted more than 1,000 students in its first year. The next year, it purchased Chicago's famed Auditorium Building. By 1949, enrollment topped 6,000, and the Roosevelt story captured the nation's imagination. In 1954, Florence Ziegfeld's Chicago Musical College merged with Roosevelt, and five years later the college became a university. As it nears its 70th anniversary, Roosevelt has six colleges, two campuses, and over 85,000 alumni, including former Chicago mayor Harold Washington. This book celebrates a pioneering institution that helped shape the history of American higher education.
Category: Education

The Power Of Story

Author : Pamela J. Cooper
ISBN : 0732927978
Genre : Storytelling
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Illustrated resource book of insights, strategies and resources for storytelling to primary and pre-school children, adapted by Maurice Saxby who has added teaching suggestions and resources suitable to an Australian environment. Suitable as a text for courses in children's literature and primary teacher reference. Includes a bibliography. Pamela Cooper is professor of communication studies at Northwestern University. Rives Collins is assistant professor of theatre at Northwestern University. Also available in hardback. Maurice Saxby is a respected authority on children's literature in Australia and is the co-editor of 'Give Them Wings: The Experience of Children's Literature'.
Category: Storytelling

Hunter S Best Friend At School

Author : Laura Malone Elliott
ISBN : 0060753196
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Hunter and Stripe are best friends. This young raccoon pair loves to do everything together, like dress in striped sweaters, read the same stories, and even eat the same lunch -- a crawfish sandwich, huckleberries, and milk. But when Stripe arrives one day at school in a mischief-making mood and starts stirring up trouble in Mr. Ringtail's class, should Hunter follow along? Laura Malone Elliott and Lynn Munsinger introduce two delightful pals who will entertain young children as they also provide an important look at peer pressure and first friendships.
Category: Juvenile Fiction